How do you create intimacy: does it come naturally to you, do you have to make time for it or do you fear it? And can you find it within yourself?
Expectations are premeditated resentments
It's fair to say that everyone struggles with disappointment. So how do we avoid self-destructive behaviour and not expect outcomes in the first place?
Where Academia and Spirituality collide
It's been 3 weeks since I started my course in Human Rights, and this article surprisingly reminded me of the Buddhist scripture.
What if we DID choose our parents?
I was thinking about the cycle of suffering we go through, blaming our behaviour on our childhood. Can a little thought experiment free us from resentment?
My new tattoo and the eightfold path
Two years ago in a Nepalese lake town, I got a lotus flower tattooed on my left wrist. Finally, I got my other wrist tattooed with the dharma wheel.
Balance: The final part to processing pain
After delaying gratification, accepting responsibility and the importance of truth, we will read about the final ingredient to processing pain according to Peck: balance!
“Anything exposed to light becomes light.”
The journey to self-discovery isn't linear; it's a constant back-and-forth. Awakening, whatever that means, is not a one-time event.
Start living by accepting responsibility!
Today I will speak to you about accepting responsibility. (yay, everyone's favourite!) Can we solve a problem before accepting responsibility for it?
Delay gratification, avoid suffering
You do not procrastinate because you're lazy, but because you prefer the easy. How do we find beauty in our problems?
The self as what we cannot bear to contain
Who am I? Am I accomplishing all that I am meant to be? Questions like these are what keep many awake at night.